Volvo AB Cash Flow - Quarterly (OTCMKTS:VLVLY)

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$17.37 $0.25 (1.46%) VLVLY stock closing price Sep 19, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Volvo AB from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. The profit-loss statement shows Volvo AB profits, the balance sheet shows Volvo AB debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the Volvo AB stock analysis. Volvo AB generated $4.41B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q4. VLVLY decrease in investments stood at a value of $-1.07B for the latest quarter 2017 Q4.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q4
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.98B1.53B956.39M470.82M1.96B1.42B194.88M473.6M1.99B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-551.89M-1.05B-98.49M-112.1M-1.62B-1.56B-24.36M-1.69B-1.08B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-573.83M-589.29M-361.47M-179.36M-717.88M-164.36M462.84M-130.24M-607.46M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-1.39B-964.81M-552.55M-257.83M-984.88M-786.58M--213.12M-1.31B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires108.85M101.1M--166.58M164.36M-182.7M165.76M48.38M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments255.94M266.29M--26.18M23.48M-11.84M-235.3M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-49.26M26.07M57.25M89.67M-41.03M-551.78M852.6M-390.72M153.58M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares---------
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-1.06B-753.37M-709.54M100.89M-262.44M293.5M-85.26M520.96M-1.57B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings---------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-774.53M-812.16M-750.1M--712.27M-716.14M-742.98M--722.27M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-5.16M8.61M11.13M11.21M-25.13M11.74M--1.66M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-78.23M-107.99M-64.75M-119.58M82.18M60.9M--44.83M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.46B3.11B-------
Cash & Equivalents at Year End4.23B---2.8B---2.5B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Volvo AB stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and Volvo AB stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:

  • Volvo AB had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $1.42B in the latest quarter 2017 Q4. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Volvo AB stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a positive value of $4.41B for VLVLY.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Volvo AB used $-1.07B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Volvo AB and its owners and creditors and was $-1.83B till 2017 Q4. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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